The report says smoking kills 480,000 Americans per year. It says one out of every 13 children under age 18 will die prematurely from smoking-related diseases unless current smoking rates drop.
The report also links more diseases to smoking. It has been linked to disease in nearly every organ in the body. Some of the recently linked diseases to smoking include diabetes, colorectal and liver cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction and age-related macular degeneration.